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Asian Ethnology 79 (1)

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Editors’ Note
Benjamin Dorman and Frank J. Korom

Guest Editors’ Introduction: Intangible Cultural Heritage in Asia: Traditions in Transition
Ziying You and Patricia Ann Hardwick

Kutiyattam, Heritage, and the Dynamics of Culture: Claiming India’s Place within a Global Paradigm Shift
Leah Lowthorp

Heritage Production in National and Global Cultural Policies: Folkloristics, Politics, and Cultural Economy in Ryukyuan/Okinawan Performance
Hideyo Konagaya

Mak Yong, a UNESCO “Masterpiece”: Negotiating the Intangibles of Cultural Heritage and Politicized Islam
Patricia Ann Hardwick

Intangible Cultural Heritage Safeguarding in Times of Crisis: A Case Study of the Chinese Ethnic Qiang’s “Cultural Reconstruction” after the 2008 Wenchuan Earthquake
Qiaoyun Zhang

Culinary Tensions: Chinese Cuisine’s Rocky Road toward International Intangible Cultural Heritage Status
Philipp Demgenski

Conflicts over Local Beliefs: “Feudal Superstitions” as Intangible Cultural Heritage in Contemporary China
Ziying You


Chidra (Nadav Harel, Director, & Arik Moran, Writer)
Steven E. Lindquist


Theoretical Milestones: Selected Writings of Lauri Honko (Hakamies, Pekka and Anneli Honko, eds. ); The Theory of Culture of Folklorist Lauri Honko, 1932-2002: The Ecology of Tradition (Kamppinen, Matti and Pekka Hakamies)
Dan Ben-Amos


Tasting Paradise on Earth: Jiangnan Foodways (Jin Feng); Meiwei you quanli: Yige Huabei cunzhuang 70 nian yinshi shenghuo bianqian (Guo Huiling)
Thomas David DuBois

Song King: Connecting People, Places, and Past in Contemporary China (Levi S. Gibbs)
Colin Mackerras

The Great Han, Race, Nationalism, and Tradition in China Today (Kevin Carrico)
Colin Mackerras

Yellow Perils: China Narratives in the Contemporary World (Franck Billé and Sören Urbansky, eds. )
Karen T. Sy de Jesus

Many Faces of Mulian: The Precious Scrolls of Late Imperial China (Rostislav Berezkin)
Xiaosu Sun


Himalayan Histories: Economy, Polity, Religious Traditions (Chetan Singh)
Bernardo Michael

The Cow in the Elevator: An Anthropology of Wonder (Tulasi Srinivas)
Laura M. Dunn

In the Shadows of the Naga Insurgency: Tribes, State, and Violence in Northeast India (Jelle J. P. Wouters)
Roderick Wijunamai

Religious Freedom and Mass Conversion in India (Laura Dudley Jenkins)
Sarbeswar Sahoo

Guest is God: Pilgrimage, Tourism, and Making Paradise in India (Drew Thomases)
James G. Lochtefeld


Tokyo Listening: Sound and Sense in a Contemporary City (Lorraine Plourde)
Paul Hansen

Becoming One: Religion, Development, and Environmentalism in a Japanese NGO in Myanmar (Chika Watanabe)
Patrick McCartney

Liminality of the Japanese Empire: Border Crossings from Okinawa to Colonial Taiwan (Hiroko Matsuda)
Arne Røkkum

Food Safety After Fukushima: Scientific Citizenship and the Politics of Risk (Nicolas Sternsdorff-Cisterna)
Susanne Klien

Escaping Japan: Reflections on Estrangement and Exile in the Twenty-First Century (Blai Guarné and Paul Hansen, eds. )
Daesung Kwon

Reviews/Books/South Asia

Unruly Visions: The Aesthetic Practices of Queer Diaspora (Gayatri Gopinath)
Hafsa Arain

The Regulation of Religion and the Making of Hinduism in Colonial Trinidad (Alexander Rocklin)
Teruyuki Tsuji

Reviews/Books/South Korea

Gender and Class in Contemporary South Korea: Intersectionality and Transnationality (Hae Yeon Choo, John Lie, and Laura C. Nelson, eds.)
Hyaeweol Choi

Migrant Conversions: Transforming Connections between Peru and South Korea (Erica Vogel)
Paul Capobianco


Trading Caterpillar Fungus in Tibet: When Economic Boom Hits Rural Area (Emilia Roza Sulek)
Per Kværne